Deriving axioms across ontologies

  title={Deriving axioms across ontologies},
  author={Dejing Dou and Drew McDermott},
Ontologies play a key role in agent communication and the emerging Semantic Web. Axioms are an important component of ontologies to describe the relationships among the concepts. The current research on ontology mapping and ontology translation mainly focuses on how to map and translate the vocabularies and associated data instances from one ontology to another. However, when extending one ontology using axioms from another, we must confront the problem of translating axioms. In this paper, we… CONTINUE READING